Sunni Mosques

  • 16 killed, 15 hurt in Iraq mosque attack September 20, 2013

    At least 16 people were killed and 15 wounded in two explosions at a Sunni mosque in Iraq on Friday, police said. The two bombs exploded in the Musab bin Omair Mosque near the city of Samarra, 120 km north of the capital Baghdad, a police source told Xinhua on condition...
  • Iraq: Series of bombings kill at least 28 July 15, 2013

    Baghdad: A wave of explosions tore through overwhelmingly Shiite cities south of Baghdad shortly before the Muslim faithful broke their Ramadan fasts on Sunday, killing at least 28, according to officials, part of a surge of violence that is raising fears Iraq is sliding back toward full-scale sectarian fighting. The coordinated...
  • Iraq: Series of blasts kill at least 20 across Baghdad April 27, 2013

    Baghdad: Bomb blasts in Baghdad killed at least 20 more people on Friday at the end of a week of bloodshed that prompted a United Nations envoy to warn Iraq was "at a crossroads". More than 160 people have been killed since Tuesday, when troops stormed a Sunni protest camp near...
  • Death toll in Pakistan mosque blast rises to 30 June 5, 2009

    Peshawar: A suicide bomber killed 30 people attending Friday prayers at a mosque, while a roadside bomb left four soldiers dead in Pakistan's tribal belt--the latest violence to rock the country's northwest as the army says it is beating back the Taliban in the Swat Valley. The attacks came as US...
  • Twin Baghdad blasts kill 15, wound 70 June 17, 2007

    Baghdad: A roadside bomb followed by a blast from a motorcycle rigged with explosives killed 15 people and wounded 70 near a Sunni mosque in central Baghdad on Tuesday, an interior ministry source said. A hospital source said at least 11 bodies and many wounded had been brought to the hospital....